Spring 2022 workshop list

Planning for Spring 2022 Scheduled Development?  With SD Intents due on February 1st now is a good time to start planning what you want to do with your time. Below is a list of CETL offerings for the May/June 2022 period, with more to come as the time gets closer.

Registration is now open for the following spring offerings:

 Instructional Skills Workshop May 2-5, in-person, Lansdowne Campus REGISTER HERE

The 3½ day peer-based workshop is an excellent opportunity to learn in a fun, safe environment with colleagues from across the college, and improve your teaching practice. (More info)

Great Teachers Seminar: May 9-12, Honeymoon Bay Retreat Centre REGISTER HERE

Engage in a learning process of shared information and experiences, self-reflection, and action planning. Explore a variety of teaching strategies, innovations, instructional challenges and solutions. (More info)

FLO Blended Learning: May 16-June 2, online and in-person at both campuses REGISTER HERE

Learn research-based concepts, principles, and strategies that will make facilitating a course with both online and face-to-face components effective and engaging. This course will help you create seamless lesson plans that utilize the most applicable elements of both the online and face-to-face environments.

Stay tuned! Registration will open mid-winter for the following spring offerings:

 (NOTE: For planning purposes, assume these workshops will be one to 1.5 hrs except Pulling Together series)





Getting started with D2L to support face-to-face classes Setting up your gradebook Working with master courses
Quizzes in D2L Advanced quizzing
Getting started with D2L to support your blended and online classes


Use D2L to create and deliver great assignments

Part 1: Designing effective assignments

Part 2: Creating, grading and providing feedback in D2L

Streamline the marking process using rubrics and other feedback Tools

Part 1: Intro to feedback and rubrics

Part 2: Creating and using rubrics in D2L

  Creating Discussions Advanced content creation using templates and accessible design
Content Management in D2L Spring Cleaning  


Text-to-Speech support for students: An orientation to the ReadSpeaker tools in Your D2L course Introduction to the ALLY tool in D2L Using the accessibility reports in D2L: What do I need to do?
Creating accessible content for your online classroom: 7 things you can do right now!   Using student stories and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to design for accessibility


Introduction to Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Supported practice sessions: On-demand small group sessions on practice or groups  


Enhancing your courses with video (Kaltura intro) Going deeper with videos and Kaltura Creating great accessible Kaltura capture videos

Open Education/OER

Intro to Open Ed and OER Introduction to H5P Introduction to open pedagogy
Intro to Creative Commons Intro to Open ETC’s WordPress Redesigning your course to be more open
Introduction to common open tools and resources    


Aligning assessment with outcomes Feedback and formative assessment Alternative assessments
Deterring Plagiarism Self and peer assessment  
  Online tools to design and manage assessments

(see D2L stream)



  New student onboarding: A faculty perspective Pulling Together series



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